|the moment of truth
||the time when you receive a very important message
||The moment of truth has arrived. My grades are in this envelope.
|the more the merrier
||if more people come, we will have a better party
||Tell everybody the party's at my place - the more the merrier!
||the greatest, the best etc., way cool
||You are the most, man. You paint great stuff - like it's real!
|the naked eye
||without binoculars or field glasses
||We can see Mars with the naked eye. We don't need a telescope.
||very important matters, the crunch
||The nitty-gritty of an election is the vote itself - the numbers!
|the odd one
||one of a few remaining, few and far between
||"Do you ever see any buffalo?" "Oh, the odd one."
|the odds-on favorite
||the one who is favored to win, the one to bet on
||Orlando was the odds-on favorite but they lost the series.
|the old college try
||a good effort, trying hard like a college student
||Let's give it the old college try, boys. We can win this boat race!
|the old man
||father or husband, my old man
||Jenny said, "I'll ask the old man if I can use the car."
||(See give it the once-over)